6th Annual Conception to Cradle Conference - 2023

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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Meadow Club - Port Jefferson, NY
1 Day Conference October 18th, 2023
6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Participation in this CME activity will help learners to acquire and understand information to discuss best practice managing gestational diabetes and breast feeding. It will help learners identify ways of providing effective bereavement support. In addition, a review the diagnosis and management of perinatal HIV exposure, Lastly, discuss perinatal mental illness and resources available for postpartum.

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Dates and Times

Start: 10/18/2023 8:00 AM
End: 10/18/2023 4:15 PM


  • Describe recent updates in the clinical screening and diagnosis of congenital CMV and to review he diagnosis and management of perinatal HIV exposure.
  • Comprehend the critical window for effective establishment of milk supply, identify prenatal risk factors that may impact coming to volume and adopt a pro-active approach for optimizing milk production.
  • Discuss the latest developments in management of diabetes in pregnancy.
  • Review critical research findings in reproductive psychiatry that inform clinical care and Identify reliable resources for information on the reproductive safety of medications.
  • Define the presentation and treatment of postpartum depression psychosis; and describe and assess the vulnerability for mood episodes in women with bipolar disorder and acute treatment and preventative strategies.
  • Describe and apply the risks/benefits safety of psychiatric medication during the postpartum and breastfeeding context.
  • Increase knowledge of perinatal loss and bereavement experience and identify three ways of providing effective bereavement support. 


Tier Price
Early Registration, 8/15 -10/1/23 $150.00
Late Registration, 10/2 - 10/18/23 noon $175.00
Exhibitors $500.00


  • James Bernasko, MD
    • Managing Diabetes in Pregnancy: What's New and What's Not
  • Lee Cohen, MD
    • Course and Treatment of Psychiatric Illness in Pregnancy
    • Evaluation and Management of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Andrew Handel, MD
    • An Update on Congenital CMV and Management of Perinatal HIV Exposure
  • Wendy Isnardi, Associate Degree
    • Patient's Story : Nobody Told Me...My Battle with Postpartum Depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Maribeth McKeever, LCSW
    • Empty Cradle, Perinatal Bereavement
  • Diane Spatz, PhD
    • Critical Window for Effective Establishment of Milk Supply


Meadow Club
1147 Route 112
Port Jefferson, NY 11776


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Need help with this Conference?

Please contact the Conference coordinator listed below:

Marianna Lawrence
Department: OB/Pediatrics/Regional Perinatal Center
Phone: (631) 873-9572
Email: marianna.lawrence@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222